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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius
by Sylvia Nasar
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Aandlt;Iandgt; New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestseller, this sweeping narrative from the author of andlt;Iandgt;A Beautiful Mind andlt;/Iandgt;takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single... (read more)

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Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success (P.S.)
Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success (P.S.)
by Matthew Syed
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In the vein of the international bestselling Freakonomics, award-winning journalist Matthew Syed reveals the hidden clues to success—in sports, business, school, and just about anything else that youd want to be great at. Fans of Predictably... (read more)

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The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism
The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism
by Joyce Appleby
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With its deep roots and global scope, the capitalist system seems universal and timeless. The framework for our lives, it is a source of constant change, sometimes measured and predictable, sometimes drastic, out of control. Yet what is now ubiquitous... (read more)

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Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
by Jeremy Adelman
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Worldly Philosopher chronicles the times and writings of Albert O. Hirschman, one of the twentieth centurys most original and provocative thinkers. In this gripping biography, Jeremy Adelman tells the story of a man shaped by modern horrors and hopes, a... (read more)

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This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly
This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly
by Carmen M Reinhart
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"A classic."--Nouriel Roubini "This is quite simply the best empirical investigation of financial crises ever published. Covering hundreds of years and bringing together a dizzying array of data, Reinhart and Rogoff have made a truly heroic contribution... (read more)

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End This Depression Now!
End This Depression Now!
by Paul Krugman
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The Great Recession is more than four years old — and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge — all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent standard of living... (read more)

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Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us (New in Paper)
Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us (New in Paper)
by John Quiggin
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"Killing vampires and werewolves is easy enough. But how does one slay economic zombies--ideas that should have died long ago but still shamble forward? Armed with nothing but the truth, John Quiggin sets about dispatching these dead ideas once and for... (read more)

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Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure. Tim Harford
Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure. Tim Harford
by Tim Harford
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The Undercover Economist - famed for his explanations - now offers solutions. Tim Harford introduces a new way of thinking about how to solve the world's most urgent problems, from climate change to terrorism, African poverty to global finance - even the... (read more)

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America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse
America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse
by Bill White
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What would Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lincoln, the Roosevelts, Truman, and Eisenhower have done about todayand#8217;s federal debt crisis? Americaand#8217;s Fiscal Constitution tells the remarkable story of fiscal heroes who imposed clear limits on... (read more)

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The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
by David A. Stockman
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A New York Times bestseller The Great Deformation is a searing look at Washington's craven response to the recent myriad of financial crises and fiscal cliffs. It counters conventional wisdom with an eighty-year revisionist history of how the American... (read more)

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False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World
False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World
by Alan Beattie
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A "provocative...persuasive" (The New York Times) book that examines countries' economic destinies. In False Economy, Alan Beattie weaves together the economic choices, political choices, economic history, and human stories, that determine whether... (read more)

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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
by David S Landes
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The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is David S. Landes's acclaimed, best-selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The... (read more)

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The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life
The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life
by Uri Gneezy and John A. List
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Can economics be passionate?… Can it center on people and what really matters to them day-in and day-out.… And help us understand their hidden motives for why they do what they do in everyday life? Uri Gneezy and John List are revolutionaries... (read more)

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The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown
The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown
by Paul Taylor
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The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past. America is in the throes of a demographic overhaul. Huge generation gaps have opened up in our political and social values, our economic well-being, our family... (read more)

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Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance
Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance
by Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm
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"A succinct, lucid and compelling account . . . Essential reading." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini electrified the financial community by predicting the current crisis before others in his field saw it coming... (read more)

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Fair Trade: A Beginner's Guide
Fair Trade: A Beginner's Guide
by Jacqueline Decarlo
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Whats wrong with buying regular coffee? Does Fair Trade necessarily mean ethical trade? What impact can the average consumer have on global economics? Author and activist Jacqueline DeCarlo reveals why the movement has come to mean far more than just... (read more)

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The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform-Why We Need It and What It Will Take
The Benefit and the Burden: Tax Reform-Why We Need It and What It Will Take
by Bruce Bartlett
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THE UNITED STATES TAX CODE HAS UNDERGONE NO SERIOUS REFORM SINCE 1986. Since then, loopholes, exemptions, credits, and deductions have distorted its clarity, increased its inequity, and frustrated our ability to govern ourselves. By tracing the history... (read more)

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The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It
The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It
by Timothy Noah
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For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots. Our incomes are increasingly drastically unequal: the top 1% of Americans collect almost 20% of the nation's income-more than double their share in 1973. We have... (read more)

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The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
by Thomas Sowell
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Sowell presents a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Sowell sees what has happened during that time not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a tainted vision whose... (read more)

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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
by Jeffrey D Sachs
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY   “Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”&mdash... (read more)

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